Nonprofits Face Future with Optimism

The year has been a tough one and our community nonprofits have found themselves stretched to the limit. Forced to do without traditional fundraising events, organizations like AAUW State College are finding new ways to communicate their online programming and...
Meet A Member – Ann Echols

Meet A Member – Ann Echols

I joined AAUW’s Blacksburg Branch in 1993 when I was a graduate student at Virginia Tech. At the time, I was pursuing a degree in education and I had heard about AAUW’s gender gap research. I was interested in how, I as a teacher, maybe favoring male...

Voting Rights

AAUW is committed to open and fair elections, nonpartisan voter education efforts that will promote equitable political participation and representation in appointed and elected office, and the expansion of voting rights. Our democracy works when everyone can fully...

Economic security for women is non-negotiable.

Money is power, and women will never be equal to men until they achieve full parity in earnings and wealth. In recent decades, American women have made significant strides toward economic equality: They make up nearly half the U.S. workforce, and two-thirds of women...

Pennsylvania Redistricting Reform

We endorse the work of Fair Districts PA and its affiliate, Fair-Districts Centre County, in advocating for non-partisan methods of redrawing legislative district lines. Our stance is that elections should represent the will of the electorate by providing voters with...